S. Lee Ridner, PhD, FNP-BC

S. Lee Ridner, PhD, FNP-BC

S. Lee Ridner, PhD, FNP-BC

S. Lee Ridner, PhD, FNP-BC

Professor
slridn01@louisville.edu
502.852.8518

 

 

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Kentucky
  • Master of Science in Nursing - University of Kentucky
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - University of Kentucky

Professional Memberships:

  • American Nurses Association, Member, 2004-present
  • American Public Health Association, Member, 2004-present
  • Southern Nursing Research Society, Member, 2002-present

Recent Publications

Ridner, S.L., Keith, R. J., Walker, K. L., Hart, J. L., & Robertson, S. E.  (in press).  Primary care nurse practitioners’ perceptions of the use of e-cigarettes.  Journal for Nurse Practitioners, doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.01.019.

Yang, I., Hall, L. A., Ashford, K., Paul, S., Polivka, B., & Ridner, S. L. (2017).  Pathways from socioeconomic status to prenatal smoking. Nursing Research, 66(1), 2-11. doi: 10.1097/NNR.0000000000000191

Sears C., Hart J. L., Walker K L.., Lee A., Keith R. J., & Ridner, S. L. (2016).  A dollars and “sense” exploration of vape shop spending and e-cigarette use. Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, 2(Supplement):3 doi.org/10.18332/tpc/67435

Hart J.L., Walker K.L., Sears C.G., Lee A.S., Smith C., Siu A., Keith R.J., Ridner S.L. (2016).  Vape shop employees: public health advocates? Tobacco Prevention and Cessation; 2016 2(Supplement):3. doi: 10.18332/tpc/67800

Ridner, S. L., Newton, K. L., Staten, R. R., Crawford, T. N., & Hall, L. A.  (2016).  Predictors of well-being among college students. Journal of American College Health, 64(2), 116-124.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2015.1085057

Jorayeva, A., Hall, L. A., & Ridner, S. L.  (2015).  Critical review and analysis of smoking addiction measures.  Journal of Societal and Cultural Research, 1(4), 138-152.

Ridner, S. L., Ostapchuk, M., Cloud, R., Myers, J.A., Jorayeva, A., & Ling, J. (2014).  Using Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation in Primary Care. Southern Medical Journal, 107(5), 1-6. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0000000000000106

King, K. M., Ling, J., Ridner, S. L., Jacks, D., Newton, K., & Topp, R. V. (2013). Fit into College II: Physical activity and nutrition behavior effectiveness and programming recommendations. Recreational Sports Journal, 37(1), 29-41. doi: 10.1123/rsj.37.1.29

Ridner, S. L., Myers, J. A., & Hahn, E. J.  (2012).  Sex differences, tobacco marketing, and intentionally quitting smoking.  Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 110 (December), 474-480.

Myers, J. A., Spivak, M., Siewert, L., Smith, A., & Ridner, S. L. (2012).  Efficient management of patients with acute alcohol intoxication in the Emergency Department.  Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 110 (September), 270-275.

Butler, K.M., Fallin, A., & Ridner, S.L.  (2012)  Evidence-based smoking cessation for college students.  The Nursing Clinics of North America, 47(1), 21-30.

Topp, R., Edward, J.E., Ridner, S.L., Jacks, D.E., Newton, K., Kieffner, P., Woodall, D., & Conte, K. (2011).  Fit Into College: A Program to Improve Physical Activity and Dietary Intake Lifestyles Among College Students.  Recreational Sports Journal, 35(2)

Ridner, S.L., Myers, J.A., Hahn, E.J., & Ciszewski, T.N.  (2010).  College students' exposure to tobacco marketing in nightclubs and bars.  Journal of American College Health.

Studts, J.L., Flynn, M.S., Dill, T.C., Ridner, S.L., Worth, C.T., Walsh, S.E., & Sorrell, C.L.  (2010).  Nurse practitioners' knowledge, attitudes, and clinical practices regarding treatment of tobacco use and dependence.  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 6(3), 212-219.

Ridner, S. L., Walker, K.L., Hart, J.L. & Myers, J.A.  (2010).  Smoking identities and behavior: Issues for measurement and intervention.  Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Hahn, E.J., Rayens, M.K., Ridner, S.L., Butler, K.M., Zhang, M., & Staten, R.R.  (2010).  Smoke-free laws and smoking and drinking among college students.  Journal of Community Health.

Hahn, E.J., Ashford, K.B., Okoli, C.T.C., Rayens, M.K., Ridner, S.L., & York, N.L. (2009).  Nursing research in community-based approaches to reducing exposure to secondhand smoke.  Annual Review of Nursing Research, 27, 365-391.

LaJoie, A. S. & Ridner, S. L. (2009). Health information and health risk behaviors in a sample of college students. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association, 107(February), 59-64.

Ridner, S. L., Walker, K. L., & Hahn, E. J. (2008).  College students’ knowledge, exposure, and the pervasiveness of tobacco marketing in two Kentucky cities.  Kentucky Journal of Communications, 27(2), 107-124.

Ridner, S. L., Topp, R. V., & Frost, K. L. (2007). Methodological issues in identifying sexuality for research. American Journal of Men’s Health. 1(1), 97-90. 

Walker, K. L., Ridner, S. L., & Hahn, E. J. (2007). Exploratory study of young adults perceptions of tobacco use and tobacco marketing. International Journal of Intercultural Communication Studies. 16(1), 7-13. 

Staten, R. R., Noland, M., Rayens, M. K., Hahn, E. J., Ridner, S. L., & Dignan, M. (2007). Social influences on cigarette initiation among college students. American Journal of Health Behaviors, 31(4). 

Staten, R. R., & Ridner, S. L. (2007). College students’ perspective on smoking cessation: “If the message doesn’t speak to me, I don’t hear it.” Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 101-115. 

Ridner, S. L., Frost, K., & LaJoie, A. S. (2006). Health information and risk behaviors among gay, lesbian, and bisexual college students. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 18(8), 374-378. 

Ridner, S. L., Hahn, E. J., Staten, R. R., & Miller, K. (2006). Attitudes toward secondhand smoke among college students. Southern Online Journal of Nursing Research, 7(1). Online: http://snrs.org/publications/journal.html

Recent Presentations

Oral Presentations

Newton, K.L., Ridner, S.L., & Staten, R.R. Sleeping and Flash Napping: Operationalizing Key Wellbeing and Resilience Factors Informed by NCHA Survey.  Mid-America College Health Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY, 2015.

Keith, RJ., Lee, A., Sears, C., Walker, KL. Hart, JL., Bhatnagar, A., Siu, A., Ridner, SL. Knowledge and Perceptions of E-cigarette Users. Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science Meeting. Washington, DC. October 2015.

Ridner, S.L., Newton, K., Staten, R.R., Crawford, T.N., & Hall, L.A.  Predictors of well-being among college students.  Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, Tampa, FL, 2015.

Ridner, S.L., Topp, R., Jorayeva, A., Jacks, D.E., Woodall, D.S., Newton, K.S., & Conte, K.P.,  Impact of a peer intervention on the dietary intake and physical activity among college students. Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2012.

Ridner, S.L., Myers, J.A., Hahn, E.J., & Ciszewski, T.N.  (2010).  College students’ exposure to tobacco marketing in nightclubs and bars.  Podium presentation at American Public Health Association.  Denver, CO, November 2010.

Wilson, R.W., Cambon, A.C., Ridner,S.L., Jacobs, R.R., LaJoie, A.S., Walton, P.L.  Asthma and heart attack incidence surrounding a no smoking ordinance.  Podium presentation at American Public Health Association.  Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.

Ridner, S. L., Hahn, E. J., Rayens, M.K., Staten, R. R., & Noland, M.  College students’ exposure to tobacco marketing in smoke-free bars.  Podium presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society.  Baltimore, MD, February 2009.

Rayens, M.K., Hahn, E.J., Staten, R.R., Zhang, M., Butler, K., & Ridner, S.L.  Smoking and Drinking Rates among College Students Before and After a Smoke-free Ordinance.  Podium presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society.  Baltimore, MD, February 2009.

Ridner, S.L., LaJoie, A. S., & Myers, J. A.  Smoking, drinking and drug use among sexual minority college students after adjusting for traditional risk factors.  Podium presentation at American Public Health Association.  San Diego, CA, October 2008.

Ridner, S. L., & Myers, J. A.  Mediators of smoking among a national sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual college students.  Podium presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society.  Birmingham, AL, February 2008.

Studts, J. L., LaJoie, A. S., Ridner, S. L., Hano, M. C., Hahn, E. J., Novak, S. P., & Bumpous, J. M.  Attitudes regarding nicotine vaccines as treatment and prevention of tobacco dependence.  Podium presentation at the International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco-Induced Diseases.  Little Rock, AR, November 2007.

Ridner, S. L., Walker, K. L., & Hahn, E. J. Tobacco marketing among college students:  The experience from two cities.  Podium presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society.  Galveston, TX, February 2007.

Ridner, S. L., Hahn, E. J., Staten, R. R., & Miller, K.  Attitudes toward secondhand smoke among college students.  Podium presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society.  Memphis, TN, February 2006.

Ridner, S. L., Hahn, E. J., Staten, R. R., & Miller, K.  Attitudes toward secondhand smoke among college students.  Podium presentation at Kentucky Public Health Association. Louisville, KY, March 2006.

LaJoie, A. S., & Ridner, S. L. Health information and its impact on the health of college students.  Podium presentation at Kentucky Public Health Association.  Louisville, KY, March 2006.

Ridner, S. L.  Social influences in college smoker.  Podium presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Nursing Research Society.  Orlando, FL, February 2003.

Ridner, S. L.  Smoking behaviors and cessation attempts among college age students.  Podium presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Nursing Research Society.  San Antonio, TX, February 2002.

Ridner, S. L.  Smoking behaviors and cessation attempts among college age students.  Podium presented at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives.  Louisville, KY, April 2001.

 

Poster Presentations

Hart J.L., Walker K.L., Sears C.G., Lee A.S., Smith C., Siu A., Keith R.J., Ridner S.L. Vape shop employees: Assisting customers, encouraging cessation, promoting community, and supporting regulations. [Poster Presentation]. Society For Research On Nicotine and Tobacco 2017 Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy, March 2017.

Ridner, S.L., Keith, R. J., Walker, K. L., Hart, J. L., & Robertson, S. E.  Primary care nurse practitioners’ perceptions of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation. Poster presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference.  Dallas, TX, February 2017.

Sears CG, Lee A, Smith C, Walker KL, Hart JL, Keith RJ, Ridner SL.  Modified e-cigarettes: A comparative analysis of electronic cigarettes and tobacco use behaviors between subcultures. [Poster Presentation]. Epidemiology Congress of the Americas, Miami, Florida, June 2016.

Ridner, S.L., Hall, L.A., & Crawford, T.N.  Measures of nicotine dependence among light and heavier smokers.  Poster presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference.  Williamsburg, VA, February 2016.

Nash, W.A., Hall, L.A., Hayden, D., Ridner, S.L., Hardin, H., Weathers, C., Mayfield, T., Firriolo, J., & Hupp, W. Evaluation of an interprofessional education experience: the perspectives of graduate nursing students. Research Louisville, Louisville, KY, October 2015.

Jorayeva, A., Ridner, S. L., Ostapchuk, M.,Cloud, R., Myers, J., Brar, P.  The effects of smoking cessation interventions on the need to smoke.  Poster presentation at Midwest Nursing Research Society annual conference.  Indianapolis, IN April 2015.

Jorayeva, A., Hall, L. A., Ridner, S. L. Nicotine dependence in college students: A critical review and analysis of three measures. Poster presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference.  Tampa, FL, February 2015.

Yang, I., Ashford, K., Hall, L.A., Polivka, B., & Ridner, S.L. The role of psychosocial factors as mediators or moderator of the relationship between socioeconomic status and prenatal smoking behavior.  Poster presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference.  Tampa, FL, February 2015.

Nash, W., Ridner, S. L., Hayden, D., Mayfield, T., Firriolo, J., Hupp, W., Hall, L. & Weathers, C.  (2014).   Evaluating competencies in interprofessional education:  nursing and dental students as partners in care.  Poster presentation at Research Louisville.  Louisville, KY, September 2014.

Ridner, S.L., Ostapchuk, M., Cloud, R., & Myers, J.A.  Motivational interviewing for smoking cessation in primary care. Poster presentation at Southern Nursing Research Society annual conference.  San Antonio, TX, February 2014.

Nash, W., Hall, L., Ridner, L., Hayden, D., Mayfield, T., Firriolo, J., & Hupp, W.  Evaluating competencies in IPE.  Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Global Health Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education, Washington, DC. October 10, 2013.

Jorayeva, A., Ridner, S.L., & Newton, K.  Assessment of college and university campus tobacco and smoking policies.  Poster presentation at Research Louisville. Louisville, KY September 2013.

Hayden, D., Nash, W., Ridner, S.L., Hall, L., Hines-Martin, V., Goldman, M., Mayfield, T., Firriolo, J., & Hupp, W.  Enhancing Inter-professional collaborative practice between nursing and dental students via a technology enhanced IPE model focused on the oral-systemic health Connection.  Poster presentation at Research Louisville. Louisville, KY. September 2013.

Jorayeva, A., Ridner, S.L., Ostapchuk, M., Cloud, R., Myers, J.A., & Brar, P.  Smoking cessation interventions for primary care patients.  Poster presentation at Research Louisville. Louisville, KY.  September 2012.

Ling, J., Jacks, D. E., King, K., Ridner, S. L., Conte, K., & Topp, R. (2011).  Effects of a 10-week fitness program on fitness and perceptions of nutrition and physical activity among overweight and normal weight college students.  NINR’s 25th Anniversary Concluding Scientific Symposium, Washington, DC. October 13, 2011.

Topp, R., Ridner, S.L., Jacks, D.E., Edward, J.S., Conte, K.P.  (2010). Fit into college, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science Program Committee for the 2010 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Washington, DC.  September 2010.

Ridner, S.L., Myers, J.A., Hahn, E.J., Ciszewski, T.N., & Main, M.E.  Smoking cessation Stages of Change among college smokers and tobacco marketing.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Nursing Society.  Austin, TX.  February 2010.

Myers, J.A., Walker, K.L., Hart, J.L., & Ridner, S.L.  Smoking identities and behavior: Issues for measurement and intervention.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Nursing Research Society.  Austin, TX.  February 2010.

Ridner, S. L., Hahn, E. J., Staten, R. R., & Miller, K.  Attitudes toward secondhand smoke among college students.  Poster presentation at Research Louisville.  Louisville, KY November 2005.

Roberts, K. T., Ridner, S. L., Coleman, M. et al.  Faculty perspectives:  Outcomes of an interprofessional healthcare program.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwives.  Lexington, KY.  April 2005.

Ridner, S. L.  Social and personal determinants of smoking in a college-age population.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Southern Nursing Research Society.  Atlanta, GA.  February 2005.

Ridner, S. L.  (2004). Predicting smoking status among college students.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.  Washington, DC. November 2004.

Ridner, S. L.  Predicting smoking status among college students.  Poster presentation at Research Louisville.  Louisville, KY.  November 2004.

 

Research Interests:

  • Smoking cessation
  • Health risk behaviors among college students

Research Activity:

Academic Outreach Program.  Hern, M. & Ridner, S. L. KentuckyOne Health Investment Program Grant.  2014-2017, Total costs $2,325,000. Grant #KYOH#NURSFY15. Program Co-Director.

Training Primary Care Nurse Practitioners Using the Social Determinants of Health.  Investigator:  Ridner, S.L., Hall, L., & Hines-Martin, V.  Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) Program. 2014-2016, Total costs $672,022, Grant #A10HP27188.  Project Director.

Enhancing Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Between Nursing and Dental Students Via a Technology Enhanced IPE Model Focused on the Oral-Systemic Health Connection.   Investigators: Nash, W.,  Ridner, L., Mayfield, T., Hupp, W., Hall, L., Firriolo, J., & Hines-Martin, V. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2012-2015, Total costs $1.0975M, Grant #D09HP25034. Co-Investigator.

Multidiscplinary Smoking Cessation Interventions for Primary Care Patients.  Investigators: Ridner, S.L., Ostapchuk, M., Cloud, R., Myers, J.A.  Funded by Passport Health Plan, February 2012.

Impact of Smoke-Free Laws on Tobacco Marketing among College Students.  Investigators: Ridner, S.L., Myers, J.A., & Hahn, E.J.  Funded by the American Cancer Society, January 2009.

Examining the Communication and Culture of Tobacco Marketing.  Investigators: Walker, K.L., & Ridner, S.L.  Funded by the University of Louisville, Intramural Research Initiative Grant Committee, December 2007.

Attitudes and Beliefs regarding Nicotine Vaccines as Treatmen and Prophylaxis for Nicotine Dependence.  Investigators: Studts, J.L., LaJoie, A.S., Ridner, S.L., & Lentsch, E.J.  Funded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Lung Cancer Research Program, August 2006

2008, 2009, 2011

School of Nursing Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, University of Louisville

2005, 2008

Faculty Favorite Award, Delphi Center - University of Louisville

2008

Ambassador Program Recognition Award, National Health Service Corps

2005

Excellence Award, Kentucky Nursing